Now that I am back in my house, I'm glad I have a couple of days off. Despite only having been temporarily relocated to Old Fish's place, I had a boatload of stuff to haul back. Granted, half of it was animal related: dog bed and blanket (yes, he had both, although OF's cat, Kitty, commandeered the dog bed right away so no dog slept in it), cat tree, litter box, food containers, cans of cat food, toys. Then of course, my clothes, all of which were winter related and therefore bulky.
So between working and moving this stuff back over the course of three days, all I could do was dump the stuff on the floor and head out again. Now the weekend will be spent putting things away and organizing stuff. The basement is an issue, where winter clothing had been stored, because it is all torn apart. I will have to work on the storage closet down there so I have some place to hang winter coats and such. I already have the plan for that in my head, and on paper, so it will be just a matter of building it.
I also have to take the time to properly patch the drywall around the numerous outlets and switches on the main floor. There are some fair sized openings in all the rooms. Some have been done, but because of the time crunch, others are covered with pieces of cardboard taped in place to prevent curious kitties from going exploring inside the walls. You just know Pips would be in there in half a shake of a little white paw. There are a couple that can't be done yet as there is still electrical work to do in those areas. Like relocating the wires for the furnace thermostat. I have purchased a new programmable one and since the eventual plan is to knock out the wall between the front bedroom and living room, I am going to move it now so that it is a non-issue (if and) when that takes place. Might just tackle that today since it is not too chilly out. (Colder weather is coming, so will need the heat on then. No, not the return of winter, just back to seasonal temps; we have been way above norm this past week or two.)
I have seen new leather furniture I want for the living room. Why do I have to choose the $2200 sofa? I sat on it. I loved it. Will have to ponder that one well.
Right. I'd best get my butt in gear and get this house livable again.